The official 2021 Children’s Book Week poster designed by Bryan Collier!

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This year’s poster was created by Bryan Collier, an award-winning author and illustrator. The 2021 poster features this year’s Children’s Book Week slogan, Reading is a Superpower which focuses on kids and teens discovering their superpowers and using them for good.

For hi-res images please download them from our Dropbox here. Email with questions.

Share the fun in social media [Bryan’s @handles below in bio]:

  • The free #EveryChildRead Children’s Book Week poster by @BryanCo39521932 is up! Download yours here: @Scholastic #BookWeekSuperpower
  • Join #EveryChildRead in celebration of our annual Children’s Book Week, May 3-9, 2021! Download a free poster, bookmarks, activities & more at #BookWeekSuperpower

Children’s Book Week is May 3-9 and November 8-14, 2021!

About Bryan Collier

Bryan Collier loves to paint. He has successfully channeled his creative energy and love of art into an illustrious career as a children’s book illustrator and writer. He began painting at the age of 15 and eventually landed a scholarship to attend Pratt Institute in New York. He has won four Caldecott Honors forRosa by Nikki Giovanni, Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport, Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews, and Dave the Potter by Laban Carack Hill. His first book, Uptown, won the Coretta Scott King Award and the Ezra Jack Keats Award. He has won five more Coretta Scott King Awards and three Coretta Scott King Honors.

“One of the best parts of my job is getting to see each year’s Children’s Book Week poster come to life. Bryan Collier’s stunning image perfectly captures this year’s slogan, Reading is a Superpower. I hope young people see this image and feel inspired to discover their own superpowers. It was an honor to work with Bryan and the wonderful team at Scholastic!”

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About Children’s Book Week

Launched in 1919, Children’s Book Week will commemorate its 102nd anniversary in 2021. It is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

Children’s Book Week Store

Every year, an official poster celebrating Children’s Book Week has been created by a children’s literature icon. All proceeds from the Children’s Book Week Store benefit Every Child a Reader.

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